Sickle cell campaigners in Bahrain are planning to set up a national database that will include details of every person suffering from the disease in the kingdom.
The Bahrain Sickle Cell Anaemia Patient Care Society (BSCAPCS) told
Bahrain has opened a dedicated medical centre for sickle cell patients, marking a milestone in healthcare for thousands suffering from the hereditary blood disease in the kingdom.
The BD4.7 million ($12.4 million) facility - the f
A 23-year-old Bahraini man who was detained in December and accused of smuggling weapons died from an illness in custody on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry said.
Jaffar Mohammed Jaffar was arrested in a raid that the government s
A Bahraini yesterday (June 15) became the 13th sickle cell patient to die since the start of this year, a report said.
The Gulf Daily News earlier reported authorities were restricting access to prescription painkillers to combat
A first of its kind clinic to treat sickle cell patients will open later this month at Bahrain's main hospital, a report said.
The pilot facility, which is the only multi-disciplinary clinic in the region, will operate at Salm
A 30-year-old Bahraini yesterday became the 12th sickle cell patient to die since the start of this year, a report said.
Campaigners claimed it was because of a new Health Ministry rule for doctors to wait a minimum of eight hours
Bahrain will host a major conference on sickle cell anaemia today, where more than 30 experts will discuss the management and prevention of the disease, a report said.
The three-day event, International Conference on Sickle Cell D
Preventing and managing sickle cell anaemia will be discussed during a major international conference in Bahrain next month, a report said.
Thirty-six experts, of which 19 are from Bahrain, will speak at the conference, which will
Bahrain is on the verge of a sickle cell crisis with the disease claiming the life of a person almost once a week, campaigners were quoted as saying.
Fatima Yousif Radhi, 36, from Shahrakan, became the latest victim when she suffe
Legal action will be taken against the Health Ministry on behalf of sickle cell patients who died in Bahrain since the start of 2008.
It is being put together by the Bahrain Society for Sickle Cell Anaemia Patient Care, which expe